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The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

By letting it go, it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.

- Lao Tzu

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.

- Vivian Greene

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it- Confucius

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off your goals.

- Henry Ford

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

- Helen Keller

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey

A life lived in fear is a life half lived - Anonymous

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough
not to lose the dream in the seeking of it

- William Faulkner

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past
- Patrick Henry

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly
- Lanston Hughes

The future belongs to those who beleve in the beauty of their dreams
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dreams closer
-Marcia Wieder

Dreams are the touchstones of our character
- Henry David Thoreau

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up
- Paul Velery

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.

- Marianne Williamson

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.

- Helen Keller

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.

- Charles Buxton

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- Mark Twain

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."

- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is difficult to say what is impossible,
for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today
and the reality of tomorrow.

- Robert H. Goddard

It always seems impossible until its done.
- Nelson Mandela

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.

- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.

- Robert H. Schuller

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life- Anonymous

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."

- Mary Anne Radmacher

You must do the things you think you cannot do- Eleanor Roosevelt

Patience and fortitude conquer all things.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.

- George Bernard Shaw

Whatever you can do, or dream you can,
Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it,
Begin it now.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

If patience is worth anything,
it must endure to the end of time.
And a living faith will last
in the midst of the blackest storm.

- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.

- Albert Einstein

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.

- Kuan Chung

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.

- Carlos Castaneda

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence and educational advantages; the question is what he will do with the things he has. The moment a young man ceases to dream or to beamoan his lack of opportunities and resolutely looks at his conditions in the face, and resolves to change them, he lays the cornerstone of a solid and honorable success
- Hamilton Wright Mabie

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
- Publilius Syrus

Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he.
- Publilius Syrus

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.

- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.

- John Wooden

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

- St. Francis of Assisi

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.

- Dalai Lama

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.

- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Let there be peace on earth. And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.

- Mary Anne Radmacher

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life...
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.

- Iroquois traditional

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.

- Charles Buxton

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart,
but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.

- Kay Knudsen

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.

- Helen Keller

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.

- Steve Jobs

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.

- Steve Jobs

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.

- Steve Jobs

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Smile and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.

- Rick Warren

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.

- Andrew Carnegie

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
- Carl Jung

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened- Mary Anne Radmacher

With courage you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.

- Keshavan Nair

Life is defined more by its risks than by its samenesses.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.

- Erica Jong

Success is the effort of small steps repeated day in and day out

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